Smith, Harsen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  102  2258 (70) 19
1870  99  2270 (63) 16
1871  96  2281 (65) 13
1872  100  2275 (76) 0
1873  104  2269 (84) 0
1874  113  2263 (91) 0
1875  121  2257 (97) 0
1876  114  2250 (101) 0
1877  108  2244 (105) 0
1878  112  2238 (109) 0
1879  126  2232 (112) 0
1880  135  2226 (114) 0
1881  156  2220 (116) 0
1882  166  2214 (117) 0
1883  196  2208 (119) 0
1884  220  2202 (119) 0
1885  229  2196 (120) 0
1886  236  2190 (120) 0
1887  252  2184 (119) 0
1888  257  2178 (119) 0
1889  258  2171 (118) 0
1890  292  2165 (116) 0
1891  308  2159 (114) 0
1892  323  2153 (112) 0
1893  329  2147 (109) 0
1894  340  2141 (106) 0
1895  360  2135 (102) 0
1896  364  2129 (97) 0
1897  382  2123 (92) 0
1898  408  2117 (85) 0
1899  430  2111 (77) 0
1900  451  2105 (67) 0
1901  479  2098 (54) 15
1902  508  2095 (47) 17
1903  493  2105 (45) 17
1904  501  2113 (45) 13
1905  544  2094 (45) 17
1906  548  2095 (48) 8
1907  549  2100 (48) 16
1908  557  2103 (56) 0
1909  588  2106 (57) 15

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Harsen Darwin  
   Also known as: Judge H.D. Smith
Born: 17 Mar. 1845
Died: 8 Aug. 1910
 
Notes:
Gaige gives 'Smith, Harsen D[arwin?]'; Di Felice gives 'Smith, Harsen Darwin', and chessgames.com has 'Harsen Darwin Smith'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85
   Hilbert, Emil Kemeny, page 284
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. V, page 21
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 289, 9 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [BDE], vol. 62, no. 234, 24 Aug. 1902, page 7
   [NYC], 16 Jan. 1869
   [NYC], 12 Feb. 1870
   [NYC], 30 Apr. 1870
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 212, 13 Feb. 1869, page 109
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 227, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [SoT], 5 Feb. 1870
   [SoT], 22 July 1871
   [TFF], 24 Nov. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 10, 1 Feb. 1872, page 172
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [Supporting Chess: The Michigan State Chess Association of 1869-1870]
   Sericano, C.  [Cleveland 1871]
   [1st Michigan State Chess Association Tournament]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Michaelis, O.E. - Smith, H.D. 1869         (f)     6   -   5
Judd, Max - Smith, H.D. 1870 (1)         (c)     6   -   2
Judd, Max - Smith, H.D. 1870 (2)         (f)     4   -   4

Tournament data

Jackson, Michigan 1869     Michigan State Tournament - First Class    
  Smith, H.D. - Lilienfeld, W.P.     2 - 0    
  Smith, H.D. - de Normandie, W.D.     2.5 - 1.5    
  Smith, H.D. - Michaelis, O.E.     1 - 1    
  Smith, H.D. - Swan, J.P.     1 - 1    
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     7  /  13
Excelsior 1901     2nd Western Chess Association Tournament (2nd USA Open)     9.5  /  15
Excelsior 1902     3rd Western Chess Association Tournament (3rd USA Open)     9  /  17
Chicago 1903     4th Western Chess Association Tournament     7.5  /  17
Saint Louis 1904 (1)     7th American Chess Congress - Minor Tournament     7.5  /  13
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     7  /  17
Chicago 1906 (2)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Section 2     3.5  /  8
Excelsior 1907     8th Western Chess Association Tournament (8th USA Open)     6  /  16
Excelsior 1909     10th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2023